Finger injury Compensation Claims
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- Finger Injury Compensation Claims
- Are Finger Injury Claims Common?
- How Much Compensation Can I Get For My Injured Finger?
- What Are The Symptoms Of A Finger Injury?
- What is a Mallet finger injury?
- Finger Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
Finger Injury Compensation Amounts
Finger Injury Compensation Claims
Have you injured or broke your finger in an accident? Have you had a partial or full amputation of your fingers due to faulty work equipment? You may be able to claim compensation. Tylers Solicitors specialise in personal injury claims and can help you to claim compensation for finger injuries, nerve damage, broken fingers and amputated fingers.
Contact our experienced team of solicitors today to discuss your finger injury claim to see if you could claim compensation for your injuries. You can call our no-win, no-fee legal professionals today on 0800 699 0079 and we’ll talk you through our finger injury compensation claims.
Are Finger Injury Claims Common?
Breaking a finger at work can be quite common as a lot of employees manually work with their hands. Fingers & Thumbs can become trapped, cut or infected when trapped at work in machinery or under a press. People commonly lose fingers or thumbs due to faulty equipment at work that has not had regular maintenance. There main types of finger & thumb injuries, such as fractures, breaks, dislocations and loss of a finger or thumb including tear tendons or end or nerve damage.
How Much Compensation Can I Get For My Injured Finger?
The amount of compensation you will receive depends on the amount of damage that has been done to your fingers. Due to you relying heavily on your hands when it comes to performing duties in everyday life then you will get a fair amount of compensation. This includes a loss of earnings and any future loss of earning, medicines, treatments, physio and any other costs that have occurred while suffering from your injury.
What Are The Symptoms Of A Finger Injury?
The first obvious symptom is the pain, but depending on the type of pain can determine the type of injury you have sustained. You could have suffered a split fracture, a bone perforation fracture, a dislocation of the finger or knuckle, and the worst injury is a loss of the finger of thumb itself. Either way, if you think you have suffered damage in your finger make sure you have reported it in your accident report book at work and get straight to the hospital for an x-ray.
What is a Mallet finger injury?
Mallet finger is the result of an injury to the thin tendon that is responsible for straightening the end joint of your finger or thumb. Another common name for mallet finger is ‘Baseball Finger’, which can occur when an unyielding object, such as a ball, will strike the tip of the finger or thumb and causes it to bend further back than it is intended to go.
Finger Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered from a finger injury then we could help you claim the compensation you deserve. Finger injuries are very common in the UK and they can range from minor to severe injuries. If you want to find out more information, get in touch with us today or simply use Tylers finger injury compensation claims calculator below!
Fractured to 1 finger Compensation Amounts
|If you have suffered a fracture to one of your fingers, we understand the pain and discomfort that this can cause. Fractures to a finger can cause you to over extra careful when participating in your daily activities. If you want to find out how much you could be owed, get in touch with us today.|
|Up to £3,700|
Serious Broken Fingers Compensation Amounts
|The more serious bracket of broken fingers could result in you being able to write, type and be in more consistent pain over a prolonged time period. These type of injuries can often be caused by a variety of activities and events such as playing sports, workplace accidents or falling objects.|
|Up to £11,700|
Finger Loss Compensation Amounts
|Have you lost a finger by having it either partially removed or fully removed? These injuries can cause you ling long problems and are often cause in industrial factories where there’s lots of heavy and potentially dangerous equipment. If you’re employer hasn’t manually trained you properly, then they could be negligent.|
|Up to £13,000|
Loss of Thumb Compensation Amounts
|In these instances, you may have experienced an accident that’s resulted in your thumb having to be amputated. If this sort of accident has been in the workplace or caused by a third party, this is not your fault and you could be owed compensation. Get in touch with us to find out more.|
|£Up to £36,000|
Frequently Asked Questions
How are Broken Fingers Treated?
Broken fingers are commonly treated depending on the location of the break. Taping the fingers together to the adjacent intact finger will help to treat a stable break. Unstable breaks will require immobilization. After your doctor has aligned the broken bones then a splint will be used to hold the bone together.
If you have suffered a broken, fractured or loss of finger & thumb injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be able to make a claim. Call Tylers today on (freephone): 0800 699 0079 to see if you can make a claim today.
What Type Of Information Will I Be Expected To Disclose About My Finger Injury?
It won’t be necessary at the beginning to inform us of the entire story of your accident, it is firstly important that you are fully aware of the legal proceedings and by helping us to answer a few simple questions will allow us to assess what margin you could be expected to achieve if it was successful.
How Long Does it Take to Recover from Finger Amputation?
Complete healing can take between 2-4 weeks even though the range of motion finger exercises are started more or less straight away to avoid stiffness. The stiffness and hypersensitivity may remain much longer after healing but it all depends on the severity of the injury.
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We Accept Nationwide Finger Injury Compensation Claims
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a complete range of legal services, including finger injury compensation claims. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts are just a phone call away from helping you to start your claim for compensation. For more information, don’t hesitate to call us directly on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively, you can also email any questions or concerns you might have through our simple online contact form. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.